News archive - January 2022

Friday, January 28, 2022

Remembering Tony Urquhart 1934-2022

Photo of Tony Urquhart

"When I remember Tony, the first thing I recall is seeing his past few days' drawings surging over his kitchen cork-boards. He had a totally engaged and insightful enthusiasm for all the details of making and experiencing art.  As a teacher, he never taught from on high, as a lesser person might have done.

Friday, January 28, 2022

Fine Arts students receive Hamilton Artists Inc. Ignition award

Word "IGNITION" and a pink backgroung

Ignition 10: Hamilton Artists Inc.’s Award for Distinction in the McMaster and Waterloo Visual Art Programs

Friday, January 21, 2022

Fine Arts Alumna Sepideh Dashti (BA '18) exhibits at Ruffin Gallery

Photograph of a person blowing bubble gum, only the nose, mouth and chin are visible with the rest of the face blacked out.

Sepideh Dashti graduated from Waterloo with a major in Fine Arts Studio Practice and a minor in Digital Arts Communication, and then went on to complete her Masters degree at Western University in 2020.  Her exhbition, Counterpoint, is part of the new program at the Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, to exhibit emerging artists.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Congratulations to Graduate student Stephanie Florence

Two views of a large ring-shaped plywood sculpture, similar to a waterwheel.

Current Graduate student Stephanie Florence has been awarded a Region of Waterloo Arts Award for the costruction and exhibition (in multiple locations throughout the region) of Cyclical Impacts, an

Friday, January 14, 2022

Fine Arts student Abby Oni curates an exhibition at the Propeller Art Gallery

BEING+ exhibition logo with white text on black background

Abby Oni (currently majoring in Visual Culture with a minor in Studio Practice, focusing on performance art) has curated the exhibition BEING+, opening online January 15 at the Propeller Art Gallery.

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